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Conch shell murder

by Dorothy Brenner Francis

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Published by Five Star in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Key West (Fla.),
  • Florida,
  • Key West
    • Subjects:
    • Women private investigators -- Florida -- Key West -- Fiction.,
    • Inheritance and succession -- Fiction.,
    • Key West (Fla.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDorothy Francis.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3556.R327 C6 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination247 p. ;
      Number of Pages247
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3579046M
      ISBN 100786250291
      LC Control Number2002192828
      OCLC/WorldCa51274948

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Conch shell murder by Dorothy Brenner Francis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Known for her highly acclaimed mysteries for the young adult audience, this is Francis' first adult mystery novel -- a suspense thriller combining a first-rate puzzle with some wonderfully entertaining character portraits. It's a classic whodunit filled with fun and suspense, all set against the tropical backdrop of /5.

Katie begins her inquiries at the scene of the crime, Alexa's office, where the culprit killed the victim using a conch shell that ironically symbolizes birth. Katie finds an obscure bullet that the cops overlooked and believes more than just a robbery occurred as Alexa was changing her will/5(9).

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Fiction Book Review: CONCH SHELL MURDER by Dorothy Brenner Francis, Author. Five Star $ (0p) ISBN In the wake of a traumatic. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A Katie Hassworth mystery"--Cover.

"A Worldwide mystery, January "--Title page verso. And also have created record as "Youngest kid to blow a conch shell" in India book of records for for blowing conch shell perfectly at tender age of 1 year 11 months 18 days.

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In North America, a conch is often identified as a queen conch, indigenous to the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. In Lord of the Flies, William Golding uses a conch, or a large, milky-white shell, to symbolize a civilized society that regulates itself through democratic lly, the boys use the conch to establish a society reminiscent of their familiar British social order: a.

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More than titles on snails, mussels, cephalopods, scaphopods and chitons have been published by our publishing house. Katie begins her inquiries at the scene of the crime, Alexa's office, where the culprit killed the victim using a conch shell that ironically symbolizes birth.

Katie finds an obscure bullet that the cops overlooked and believes more than just a robbery occurred as Alexa was changing her will. Piggy is hit by the rock and falls to the rocks below and dies. In this moment, the conch that Piggy was holding is shattered. The destruction of the conch, the object used to call meetings and keep order, symbolizes the end of civilized rules and democracy.

This loss of order is also demonstrated by Piggy’s murder. Overview Newly licensed private detective Katie Hasworth faces her first murder case with more than a little anxiety--not only is she a newcomer, but the Chitting family would give Sherlock Holmes a : Dorothy Francis.

SEATTLE, WA--Well, this can't be good: infighting has begun to break out in Seattle's utopian paradise of free stuff and community gardening and love and peace as CHAZ leaders can't agree on who gets to hold the conch warlord had suggested passing around a conch shell to determine who would be the leader of the group.

The other warlords a &hellip. Summary: The story introduces Katie Haswoth, a recently licensed private detective in Key West. As a newcomer to the community, she faces a complicated case involving a prominent family. Alexa Chitting, owner of a prosperous marina, lies dead in her office.

When an intruder bludgeons prominent entrepreneur Alexa Chitting to death with a conch shell in what appears to be a drug-related robbery at Alexa's marina office, the victim's daughter gets her close friend Katie to investigate/5(9).

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Junior high-school teacher Katie Hassworth, traumatized when prepubescent Jon McCartel opened fire in the classroom&#;killing a classmate and wounding her before turning the gun on himself&#;has decided to try a less hazardous profession.

Now she and Jon's dad have joined forces as McCartel and Hassworth, Private Investigators, whose caseload normally leans heavily toward drug-related Author: Dorothy Francis. A children’s fantasy set in modern India.

year-old Anand’s Kolkata family was happily middle-class until his father disappeared, his sister went catatonic, and the family sank into poverty. Anand had to drop out of school and work for a mean tea-stall owner.

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The author, William Golding, uses the conch to show that democracy will succumb to rule by force in the face of serious trouble or need. In the book, it is a symbol of democratic power but it is not without its enemies who eventually overrule it.The conch looks like a conch and usually gives off a glow but most people see it as something else.

(ex. a bone, a shell) Writing. After 9/11,the author began thinking about heroes and how different cultures try to find heroes, and she "wanted to write a book where there could be heroic characters".